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Cocoa Sector in Côte D’ivoire: Are Public-Private Coordination Platforms Helpful?

The cocoa sector is the backbone of the Ivorian economy.  This paper shows that the Vision for Change program increases cocoa yields by up to 115 kilograms per hectare, income by up to 48% and the price of cocoa by up to 42 XOF (0.06 euros) per kg.

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Evaluating the Impact of Export Promotion Policy Incentives in the Ethiopian Manufacturing Sector

The results of the quantitative analysis show that the government’s intention to increase manufacturing’s share in total merchandize export, through improving the intensities and propensities of export sales of priority industries (textile, apparel, and leather and leather products), had only limited success.

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